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"…in the age of the mass media, rather than the audience having to flock together to the site of the original object, spectacle, or performance, as they did in earlier times, modern techniques of mass reproduction mean thatmediated imagesof the object or event can be simultaneously transmitted to widely dispersed mass audiences. Thus, it is argued, nowadays we live in the ‘Generalized Elsewhere’ of a media world, and much of our time is spent consuming mediated narratives of one sort or another.
- David Morley “Media”. New Keywords
This is an image from the BBC programme Panorama, which used its position as a news program to trick its viewers into believing that there were trees in Switzerland that grew spaghetti. It was an April Fools Day prank but it was identically to any other real BBC news footage. A direct lineage from this sort of form-based prank can be traced from this to the video of human-bird wings we watched in class today.
Vincent Van Gogh’s Starry Night in a different light.
I. Starry Night - Harry Potter
II. Starry Night - Lord of the Rings
III. Starry Night - The Nightmare Before Christmas
IV. Starry Night - Star Wars
V. Starry Night - Godzilla
VI. Starry Night - Batman
VII. Starry Night -The Lion King
VII. Starry Night - Dr. Who
Here is a image from the Spiderman cartoon from the 60s. On top of it is name of an Adele song. This is part of the 60 Spiderman series of memes.
I know the tumblr is restricted to quotes from the text and picture of images, but i felt compelled to share this wonderful video. This is the perfect encapsulation of the phrase “but is this art.”